PS Vita New Releases January 2018

Handheld Players takes a look at the PS Vita new releases in January 2018. Which PS Vita games will you buy in January? Let us know in the comments!

Mecho Tales

Physical Release: January 1st
Genre: Action-Platformer, Publisher: Limited Run Games

Mecho Tales PS Vita


Mecho Tales is an all-new adventure in the world of Mecho Wars. Run and shoot through chaotic platforming levels filled with spikes, bottomless pits and an army of deadly robots.

Mecho Tales will be available as a Standard Edition for $29.99 USD and a Developer Edition including a slipcover, new cover artwork, and one extra Mecho Tales Limited Run trading card for $39.99 USD exclusively at Limited Run Games.

Rock Boshers DX: Director’s Cut

Physical Release: January 5th
Genre: Arcade/Action, Publisher: Limited Run Games

Rock Boshers DX: Director's Cut PS Vita


Rock Boshers DX is a 2D pixel drawn arcade action game, created as if made on an 8bit hardware (either NES or ZX Spectrum visuals), but modernised with widescreen formatting, HD rendering and of course – no colour clash.

The Rock Boshers DX: Director’s Cut will be available as a standard edition exclusively at Limited Run Games for $24.99 USD.

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory

North America: January 19th (PSN), Europe: January 19th (PSN)
Asia: January 19th (Retail, PSN)
Genre: RPG, Publisher: Bandai Namco

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory PS Vita


With Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory you’ll follow Keisuke Amazawa, the main protagonist accused of a crime he didn’t commit, who will have to dive into the Digital World and investigate to prove his innocence, even if that means joining a group of hackers and help them to solve the troubles threatening this mysterious universe.

At crossroads between real and digital, resolve the troubles of the threatened Digital World, raise and train more than 300 different Digimons and explore a wide range of battle strategies using Digimons’ skills, compatibilities and combos.


North America: January 23rd (PSN), Europe: January 23rd (PSN)
Genre: Action-Platformer, Publisher: Bifrost Entertainment

Iconoclasts PS Vita

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Iconoclasts is the journey of young main character Robin, in her world of strict control and people who she wants to help, but also those who see her as malleable. It’s a story of trusting who you want to be, but how hard it can be to let that happen. The game has a ton of big boss battles and platforming. Use your wrench to activate machines, smack enemies on the head or even turn their attacks back at them. But you also have a trusty stun-gun to take out monsters, machines or even people who look at you wrong.

Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition

North America: January 23rd (Retail), Europe: Out now (Retail)
Genre: Action Game, Publisher: BadLand Games

Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition PS Vita

BUY AT PLAY-ASIA North America |  AMAZON North America

The Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition includes a copy of Velocity 2X for PS Vita, the Critical Urgency expansion with 6 extra levels, the Dual Core expansion with 10 extra levels, Daily Sprint expansion, and an exclusive Making-Of Documentary.

Axiom Verge (Multiverse Edition)

North America: Out now (Retail), Europe: January 26th (Retail)
Genre: Action-Adventure, Publisher: BadLand Games

Axiom Verge Multiverse Edition PS Vita

BUY AT PLAY-ASIA North America | PLAY-ASIA Europe | AMAZON North America

The Axiom Verge: Multiverse Edition includes a specially commissioned and exclusive 2 Player Productions documentary about Thomas Happ and the making of Axiom Verge, a copy of the game, a deluxe booklet with developer commentary and art, and a double-sided poster.

Axiom Verge is a 2D action-adventure inspired by classic games like Rygar, Contra, Bionic Commando, Blaster Master and Metroid. After a lab accident, a scientist awakens in a mysterious, alien world where he has to learn its secrets and uncover his role within the labyrinthine world.


Asia: January 26th (English Physical Release)
Genre: Platformer/RPG, Publisher: eastasiasoft


Unepic is a mixture of platforming and role-playing game that takes place in a huge castle of medieval fantasy. In Unepic you will explore more than 200 rooms, discover over 100 different weapons and learn more than 70 spells. Unearth countless hidden treasures and defeat nasty enemies, including seven terrifying bosses.

Unepic combines an ‘80s style with modern features. The fantastical adventure is fully narrated with 2000 lines of dialogue and rife with pop-culture references. Unepic will have you coming back for more and more, supporting multiple endings and various difficulty settings.

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One thought on “PS Vita New Releases January 2018

  • December 31, 2017 at 23:05

    Looking forward to Iconoclasts and Digimon!

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